September 2: Displacement worries on 9th Street | Divine Lorraine pop-up shop | Charles Barkley's civic strategy

An Al Dia editorial worries about Mexican businesses being displaced when the Ice and Coal lot on 9th Street is redeveloped. 

There's going to be a Divine Lorraine pop-up shop starting September 15th. 

The Philadelphia Citizen has Charles Barkley and Connor Barwin talking about how athletes can help their home cities.

How to build walkable neighborhoods that support community wealth.

Apropos of the Keystone Crossroads story on PA's broken state reassessment regime, here's the City Controller's report from 2013 on Philly's broken assessments. 

Via Billy Penn, here's a school bus with a PPA parking boot on it

Michael Bixler's takeaways from the 40th and Pine saga. Here's Jared Brey's article on that.

A new poll finds 71% of Americans would support a 10-cent gas tax hike to pay for infrastructure maintenance. 

About the author

Jon Geeting

Jon Geeting was Engagement Editor at Plan Philly from 2014-2016. He has also covered city and state politics, land use, transportation, and economic policy for Next City, Keystone Politics, This Old City, Philadelphia Magazine, and City Paper. Jon grew up in Bethlehem, PA and moved to Philadelphia in 2013 after an 11-year detour to New York City. Follow him on Twitter @jongeeting.

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